Kitchen Capable: Everything A New Cook Needs to Make Great Food (Paperback)

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This breakthrough book teaches you every foundational skill you need to become a great home cook, so you can build your intuition in the kitchen and make epic meals for life. A series of lessons carefully walk you through topics like using kitchen equipment properly, understanding your ingredients and mastering key techniques, to help you build your knowledge from the ground up. Stefan Ng shares educational cooking videos on his popular account Shaunson Explains; in this incredible book, he lays out a comprehensive, a-z guide of his most important teachings plus more.

You’ll first learn to stock your kitchen with guides on the best knives, pots and pans. Then you’ll get familiar with ingredients, with deep dives on the many onion and mushroom varieties, and which are best for different dishes. Most importantly, you’ll practice key cooking concepts like sautéing, caramelizing and more, then perfect each new skill set with a foundational recipe. Learn what deglazing is and why it’s important, then whip up a basic pan sauce to see the technique in action! You’ll also cook your way through delicious, nuanced recipes that reinforce every lesson learned. Make Salmon with Creamy Dill Sauce, BBQ Chimichurri Steak or a Spicy Cucumber Salad. This book will help you foster a deeper understanding of food and elevate your cooking for life.

About the Author

Stefan Ng is the founder of the cooking blog Shaunson Explains. He is the chef-in-resident at Hedley and Bennett. Stefan lives in Southern California.

Product Details
ISBN: 9798890030467
Publisher: Page Street Publishing
Publication Date: November 19th, 2024
Pages: 192
Language: English